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* HilariousOuttakes: Poop Dawg's TotallyRadical dialogue eventually becomes so bad that even the actor can't take it anymore, resulting in a conspicuous cut to the next scene.
--> Poop Dawg: And if you think you's all somethin' with the top sellies... and... with... [actor breaks into normal voice] I can't do this.
--> Director: CUT!


* ClumsyCopyrightCensorship: InUniverse. The instructional film dubs over Poop Dog mentioning (presumably) Band-Aids as a prize with a rather unconvincing replacement voice that says "adhesive medical strips."

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* ClumsyCopyrightCensorship: InUniverse. The instructional film dubs over Poop Dog mentioning (presumably) Band-Aids as a prize with a rather unconvincing replacement voice that says "adhesive medical strips."" When Dib wins the prize later in the cartoon, Ms. Bitters' mention of it is also overdubbed.


* TheSnackIsMoreInteresting: Even after Zim attaches visors onto the Grout family's children showing an Apocalypse, they still proceed to indulge in eating weenies.

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* TheSnackIsMoreInteresting: Even after Zim attaches visors onto the Grout family's children family showing an Apocalypse, Apocalypse that "will" happen if they still proceed to indulge don't buy his candy, the children keep indulging in eating weenies. weenies [[BigEater non-stop]]. They don't seem to realize GIR joined them in eating the weenies.


* IAteWhat: The candy bars aren't made of chocolate, but rather ''sawdust''.

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* IAteWhat: The candy bars aren't made of chocolate, but rather ''sawdust''. GIR, an elderly woman and whoever else ate them all got sick from eating the "candy" with GIR even violently throwing up.

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* TheBadGuyWins: Poop Dawg gets the millions of dollars Zim earned from scamming off the whole neighborhood and gives Zim nothing as restitution.


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* IAteWhat: The candy bars aren't made of chocolate, but rather ''sawdust''.


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* TheSnackIsMoreInteresting: Even after Zim attaches visors onto the Grout family's children showing an Apocalypse, they still proceed to indulge in eating weenies.


* AcCENTUponTheWrongSylLABle: Gir: "Why IS his head so BIG??"

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* AcCENTUponTheWrongSylLABle: Gir: AccentUponTheWrongSyllable: GIR about Dib: "Why IS his head so BIG??"BIG??"
* AllForNothing: It turns out that there is no mystery prize, meaning all of Zim's efforts throughout the episode were pointless.



* ConsolationPrize: Zim gets [[spoiler:a can of tuna for his efforts when he learns that there's no mystery prize]].

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* ConsolationPrize: Zim gets [[spoiler:a a can of tuna for his efforts when he learns that there's no mystery prize]].prize.



* MysteryBox: Zim is only interested in selling candy because the instructional film informs him that whoever sells the most candies gets a mystery prize. It turns out to be [[spoiler:a complete lie that the skool just tells kids so they'll sell more candy]].

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* MysteryBox: Zim is only interested in selling candy because the instructional film informs him that whoever sells the most candies gets a mystery prize. It turns out to be [[spoiler:a a complete lie that the skool just tells kids so they'll sell more candy]].candy.



* StealthPun: Gir drops several eggs onto the sidewalk while Zim is tending to a customer. The sidewalk is literally hot enough that they fry.

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* StealthPun: Gir GIR drops several eggs onto the sidewalk while Zim is tending to a customer. The sidewalk is literally hot enough that they fry.



* TotallyRadical: Poop Dog, to the point that even he doesn't seem to understand his slang.

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* TotallyRadical: Poop Dog, to the point that even he ''he'' doesn't seem to understand his slang.



* VomitIndiscretionShot: Gir gorges himself on Zim's supply of candy bars and proceeds to vomit them back up.

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* VomitIndiscretionShot: Gir GIR gorges himself on Zim's supply of candy bars and proceeds to vomit them back up.

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* ShoutOut: The pre-9/11 version of Zim's apocalyptic simulation resembles the original movie version of ''Film/TheWarOfTheWorlds''.


* DisproportionateRetribtuion

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* CameraAbuse: During his apocalyptic simulation, Zim ''licks'' the camera while telling the viewer to buy his candy.


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* {{DisproportionateRetribtuion}}
** Zim's sales pitch for his candies is to show his customers that [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt the world will end]] if they don't buy any.
** Later, due to dismal candy sales, Ms. Bitters tells the students that their parents will be instructed to love them less.


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* StoryboardingTheApocalypse: Zim manages to sell candies by putting virtual reality visors onto his customers' heads and forcing them to watch a simulation where the entire world is in ruins because they didn't buy his candy.


* {{Determinator}}: Zim doesn't car

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* ConsolationPrize: Zim gets [[spoiler:a can of tuna for his efforts when he learns that there's no mystery prize]].
* ClumsyCopyrightCensorship: InUniverse. The instructional film dubs over Poop Dog mentioning (presumably) Band-Aids as a prize with a rather unconvincing replacement voice that says "adhesive medical strips."
* {{Determinator}}: Zim doesn't car will stop at nothing for that mystery prize.
* DoorToDoorEpisode


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* StealthPun: Gir drops several eggs onto the sidewalk while Zim is tending to a customer. The sidewalk is literally hot enough that they fry.

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The skool forces it's students to sell sawdust-laced candy, promising them fabulous prizes if they sell enough. Zim is intrigued by the "mystery prize" he'll get if he sells more than anyone else, and stops at nothing to get it.


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* {{Determinator}}: Zim doesn't car


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* UndesirablePrize: The prize for selling the bare minimum candies is [-Adhesive Medical Strips-].

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-->'''Dib''': Ms. Bitters, how about instead of buying prizes, the skool just uses the money to buy new desks?\\
'''Ms. Bitters''': [[MathematiciansAnswer That answer wasn't in the video]].

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* AcCENTUponTheWrongSylLABle: Gir: "Why IS his head so BIG??"
* {{Bowdlerize}}: Following the September 11th attacks, Zim's ultra-violent simulation which he subjects his customers to had to be toned down from a ruined metropolitan area overrun by alien space ships to humans being thrown into cages by monsters. Jhonen Vasquez even said he liked the new version more because it was more violent (the original broadcast accidentally played the pre-9/11 version of the episode due to a mix up with the master tapes).
* BrokeEpisode: In this case, it's not a character, but the skool, which is facing so many budget cuts that the students have to use whatever junk is lying around to replace their desks. Subverted in that selling candies doesn't actually fund anything skool-related, just the chintzy prizes. {{Lampshaded}} by Dib.
* MysteryBox: Zim is only interested in selling candy because the instructional film informs him that whoever sells the most candies gets a mystery prize. It turns out to be [[spoiler:a complete lie that the skool just tells kids so they'll sell more candy]].
* TotallyRadical: Poop Dog, to the point that even he doesn't seem to understand his slang.
* VomitIndiscretionShot: Gir gorges himself on Zim's supply of candy bars and proceeds to vomit them back up.

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